[YY] the speech after 4 years of barbaric growth, more than 300 million registered users, monthly active up to 60 million, a total of about 10000000 channels, registered more than 250 thousand singers, educational institutions, YY has more than 1000. Low profile has become China’s largest users of voice software, which is not an illusion, however, the voice of the YY started, but also in the Tencent’s accompany go smoothly, or an unknown……
YY voice after 4 years of barbaric growth, the number of registered users more than 300 million, the monthly active capacity of up to 60 million, a total of more than about 10000000 channels, more than 250 thousand registered singer, YY educational institutions have more than. Low profile has become China’s largest users of voice software, which is not an illusion, however, the voice of the YY started, but also in the Tencent’s accompany go smoothly, or an unknown……
The story of
YY imitation — Chinese style innovation
in entrepreneur magazine article Li Xueling: in the shadow of Tencent, there is such a story:
May 2007, Lei Jun received a telephone call from Zhou Hongyi. A week to do voice contact game company, but do not understand, please help look lei. This is a group called iSpeak online chat voice products, then the number of online but one thousand or two thousand people. Lei Jun looked for a long time, very hesitant. Prior to this, he had invested less than five instant messaging products, failed to succeed. Finally, Lei Jun still decided to invest in iSpeak. He has three reasons: first, a successful precedent of Skype; second, the voice is more effective than text communication tools; third, game voice once ready, can be more than the game service, can do a lot of vertical portal application. Ray wants Li Xueling to invest together.
Li Lei common investment advice to. He thought iSpeak was worthless. By the end of 2007, Lei Jun and Zhou Hongyi investment iSpeak (later Jinshan $8 million acquisition of a 30% stake in iSpeak). Soon, iSpeak online at the same time the number of more than 50 thousand. Li Xueling is anxious. He changed his mind: the voice of the game may become a new impetus to complete the $100 million dream. In September 2007, YY began to develop similar products more speech. During this period, Li Xueling had intended to acquire iSpeak, but the price is 20 times the original.
, like the year 17173, Lee’s speed is not slow. July 28, 2008, YY voice test on-line. Lei Jun, who is a member of the board of directors of the two companies, has become a sandwich. Lei Jun is the two companies CEO series of complaints "will soon be crazy". Soon, Lei Jun to opt out of iS>